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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141536
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Date:04-JAN-2012
Time:9:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-ZWR
C/n / msn: 17270575
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Eastern Beach, Fraser Island, Queensland -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Cessna 172N Skyhawk that crashed on Queensland's Fraser Island was trying to take off when it lost power, police believe.

The plane was trying to take off on the island's Eastern Beach, about 3km south of Happy Valley, QLD, when it struck the ground and flipped over.

The four occupants were treated for minor bruising.

Sources:

http://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/story/2012/01/05/four-escape-as-plane-crashes/
http://web.archive.org/web/20120121024314/http://news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=8398222
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/breaking-news/three-escape-injury-after-light-plane-crash-in-queensland-near-fraser-island/story-fn3dxity-1226236361932
http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2012/aair/ao-2012-007.aspx


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2012 00:29 gerard57 Added
04-Jan-2012 23:22 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Damage, Narrative]
04-Jan-2012 23:37 RobertMB Updated [Source]

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